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  • Monday, November 1, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Park Fit Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Come join a ranger for this 4 week fitness series, held every Wednesday at 9:30am to 10:30am. We will get fit together while enjoying the great outdoors. Each week we will hike the trails and do a different HITT or yoga routine! Bring a towel/ yoga mat, water, and wear comfy, weather appropriate clothing and shoes. To register for this program call 410-222-1978, e-mail [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
    • Master Gardener Composting Demonstration Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details: The Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners invite you to attend this demonstration at Quiet Waters Park on the Wildwood Trail. Learn how to make compost in your backyard and receive a free compost bin courtesy of the Anne Arundel County Recycling office. Demonstrations may be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or excessive heat warning. Gate fees apply. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
       
       
    • Recreation Advisory Board Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Department of Recreation and Parks 1 Harry Truman Parkway Details: Recreation Advisory Board meets bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of that month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Individuals wishing to make a presentation before the Board should call the Director's Office at (410) 222-7867 in advance of the next meeting. 


      You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
      When: Nov 3, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
      Topic: Recreation Advisory Board

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:
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  • Thursday, November 4, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
  • Friday, November 5, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Visitor Center promptly at 1pm. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected]
       
       
    • Campfire Chat Series @ Earleigh Heights Ranger Station Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm Locations: Earleigh Heights Ranger Station Details:

      Theme: History of the B&A Short Line Railroad

      (Guest speakers will be announced via social media/Active Communities)

      Gather around a campfire at one of your favorite parks this fall for a series of engaging and informative chats. Each week Park Rangers and local experts will lead discussions on a different theme, exploring topics about wildlife, conservation, history, survival skills, folklore and more. Bring a portable camp chair and share s’mores and stories by the fire, or sit back, relax and enjoy the evening. A $5.00 registration fee covers program costs. Prepackaged s’mores supplies will be provided. Guest speakers and topics will be announced via social media.
      Please register online. $5/participant. Open to those aged 5 and up (children aged 5 to 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult). #27038

       
       
  • Saturday, November 6, 2021

    • Infant and Toddler Sensory Nature Hike Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: This hike is designed with little ones in mind. Research has shown that kids who play outside are calmer, happier, and more imaginative. What better time to introduce them to nature than in these young formative years. Please be prepared to let your little ones get wet and dirty. Bring an extra change of clothes. It's a good idea to be prepared yourself and wear shoes and clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty. To register for this program call 410-222-1978, e-mail [email protected], or register online at  https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
  • Sunday, November 7, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, November 8, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Preschool Explorers! Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Bring the little ones to explore nature! Learn about a nature topic and then head out to experience the Sanctuary. We look, feel, listen, and discover at preschooler speed. Dress for the weather – we will always try to go outside! Parents play along with their children. Ages: 3-5. Fee: $6 per child, payable at program. Register the child or children only. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Park Fit Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details:

      Come join a ranger for this 4 week fitness series, held every Wednesday at 9:30am to 10:30am. We will get fit together while enjoying the great outdoors. Each week we will hike the trails and do a different HITT or yoga routine! Bring a towel/ yoga mat, water, and wear comfy, weather appropriate clothing and shoes. To register for this program call 410-222-1978, e-mail [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9

       
       
    • Homeschool Program: Hearth Fire Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Locations: Historic London Town and Gardens Details:

      Gather around a crackling fire as we explore the sights, sounds, and smells of wintertime in London Town. Watch as light dances across the room from your very own punched tin design and listen to the fire hiss, snap, and pop, while you create a scrumptious colonial treat. $8 for member children, ages 6 – 12, or $10 for non-member children, ages 6 – 12. Pre-registration is required.

      PLEASE NOTE: This occurs from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM or from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.

      Register and learn more about our COVID-19 policies at https://www.historiclondontown.org/homeschool-programs.

       
       
  • Thursday, November 11, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Animal Ambassador Series – Raptors Birds of Prey Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm Locations: 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details:

      Have you ever wanted to meet a live Owl, Hawk or Eagle up close???

      Here’s your chance!!

      Join Park Ranger Jessica Furr and local rehabilitator educators to share the love of wildlife and learn interesting fun facts about the lives of Birds of Prey. Help spread the word about the essential role that birds play in a healthy ecosystem. Learn about the importance of these animals, habitats, behaviors and ways to help them. Best of all, this program gives you the opportunity to meet and interact with one or more of the Animal Ambassadors.

      Each of the four Animal Ambassador Program series will have a different animal species group to meet. Registration is necessary. Gate fees apply. Appropriate for all ages. Non-flash photography welcome. 1 hour duration. At Kinder Farm Park on November 11, 2021 2:30pm at the River Birch Pavilion. Sessions will be limited to 25 people. Contact [email protected] for availability.

       
       
  • Friday, November 12, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Visitor Center promptly at 1pm. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected]
       
       
    • Ice Rink at Quiet Waters Park (Opening Day) Time: 3:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Weather Permitting

      Grab your ice skates and join us for opening day of the Quiet Waters Ice Rink. Skates, helmets, and walkers are available for rent. Park admission fees and additional ice rink fees apply. For more information visit the Quiet Waters Park page at https://www.aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/parks/quiet-waters/.

       
       
    • Campfire Chat Series @ Lake Waterford Park Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm Locations: Lake Waterford Park Details:

      Theme: Conservation in the Chesapeake Watershed

      Please join Dr. Sally Hornor (Magothy River Association) and Watershed Steward Meghan Petenbrink as we discuss the biggest challenges facing the Bay's health and highlight everyday changes we can implement to conserve and protect this invaluable resource.

      Gather around a campfire at one of your favorite parks this fall for a series of engaging and informative
      chats. Each week Park Rangers and local experts will lead discussions on a different theme, exploring topics about wildlife, conservation, history, survival skills, folklore and more. Bring a portable camp chair and share s’mores and stories by the fire, or sit back, relax and enjoy the evening. A $5.00 registration fee covers program costs. Prepackaged s’mores supplies will be provided. Guest speakers and topics will be announced via social media.
      Please register online. $5/participant. Open to those aged 5 and up (children ages 5 to 17 must be accompanied by an adult). #27031

      (Rescheduled from September 17th)

       
       
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021

    • Campfire Cooking 101 Time: All Day Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details:

      Come Join Ranger Hughes at Ft. Smallwood Park for an evening of campfire cooking 101. We will learn how to start a fire and cook some yummy items. We will cook an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Vegetarian friendly. Cost: $5.00 ages youth (8 and up) Adults required.

      This will be held one (1) hour before the park closes. Please contact Ranger Christopher Hughes at [email protected] aacounty.org or 410-222-3348 to register, inform us of any food allergies, and to confirm the start time. 

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Ice Rink at Glen Burnie Town Center (Opening Day) Time: 10:00am - 10:00pm Locations: Glen Burnie Town Center 101 Crain Highway North Glen Burnie, MD Details:

      Check www.facebook.com/gbicerink or call 410-590-5990 for the latest updates regarding closures for inclement weather.  

      For any questions, you may call 410-590-5990, email [email protected], or check www.glenburnieiceskating.com
       

      Reservations must be made in advance. 
      Visit www.glenburnieiceskating.com to make a reservation. 

       
       
    • Mushroom Hike Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Fall is a great time of year to find wild mushrooms. Join a ranger and learn how to identify types of mushrooms that grow wild right here in Anne Arundel County. Learn all about them and learn about ones that are even edible! Wear shoes you don’t mind getting muddy and dress for the weather. Wear a mask. To register for this program call 410-22-1978, email [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
    • Magnificent Marsh Mammals Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: What mammals inhabit our lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. All ages. Free with $6 vehicle entrance fee. Current health guidelines will be required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Sunday, November 14, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Annapolis Arts Alliance, Mixed Media, Willow Gallery; Franciscka Needham, Paintings, Garden Gallery Artist “Meet and Greet” on October 24, 2021.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, November 15, 2021

    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021

    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
  • Thursday, November 18, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Colonial Cocktails: Wassail & Hot Buttered Rum Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: Historic London Town and Gardens Details:

      From punches to bounces, syllabubs to juleps, colonists imbibed a wide variety of alcoholic beverages. At Colonial Cocktails, you’ll get to make and enjoy two historical drinks and learn about colonial tavern culture. In this session, you’ll whip up some fall favorites: Wassail and Hot Buttered Rum, two warm drinks sure to keep you toasty as the leaves start to fall. $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Participants must be 21+.

      Register and learn more about our COVID-19 policies at www.historiclondontown.org/events.

       
       
  • Friday, November 19, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Visitor Center promptly at 1pm. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected]
       
       
  • Saturday, November 20, 2021

    • Sunrise Photography Hike Time: 7:00am - 8:30am Locations: Mayo Beach Park Details: Join a park ranger for a walk through the park and capture beautiful sunrise shots. Morning wildlife activity. Remember to dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. To register for this program call 410-22-1978, email [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Master Gardener Composting Demonstration Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details: The Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners invite you to attend this demonstration at Quiet Waters Park on the Wildwood Trail. Learn how to make compost in your backyard and receive a free compost bin courtesy of the Anne Arundel County Recycling office. Demonstrations may be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or excessive heat warning. Gate fees apply. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
       
       
  • Sunday, November 21, 2021

    • Anne Arundel Bird Club Walk Time: 8:00am - 11:00am Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details: Join Anne Arundel Bird Club Members Sue and Alan Young on a bird walk around the park. See how many resident and migrant birds you can spot! Participants should bring good walking shoes and binoculars (not required, but helpful!) Park admission fee is waived for participants. Upon arrival, inform the gate attendant that you are with the Anne Arundel Bird Club. Meet at Blue Heron Center Parking Lot.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, November 22, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, November 23, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
  • Wednesday, November 24, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
  • Friday, November 26, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Visitor Center promptly at 1pm. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected]
       
       
  • Saturday, November 27, 2021

    • Jug Bay Post Turkey 5K Trail Run Time: 8:30am - 10:30am Locations: Glendening Nature Preserve (Jug Bay) Details:

      Jug Bay Glendening Nature Preserve

      Join us for a fun 5K run along our beautiful, scenic trails of the Jug Bay Glendening Nature Preserve. The trail is all off-road with some single track areas. Run times are not recorded. Hot cider and a light snack will be provided after the run. All proceeds will go to the Friends of Jug Bay to fund the purchase of kayaks, which will support our outdoor education programs along the Patuxent River. Cost: $15 per person. Ages: 12 and older. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Trails and Tails Hike Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: This hike is designed with little ones in mind. Research has shown that kids who play outside are calmer, happier, and more imaginative. What better time to introduce them to nature than in these young formative years. Please be prepared to let your little ones get wet and dirty. Bring an extra change of clothes. It's a good idea to be prepared yourself and wear shoes and clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty. To register for this program call 410-222-1978, e-mail [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
  • Sunday, November 28, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, November 29, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.